Far Sector #3

Writer: N.K. Jemisin Artist: Jamal Campbell Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 22, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 18 User Reviews: 16
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Protecting the City Enduring's population of 20 billion aliens gets even harder when rookie Green Lantern Jo Mulein is thrust into the middle of a massive protest that's about to get out of hand. What do the protesters want? The right to feel.

  • 10
    Black Nerd Problems - Morgan Hampton Jan 23, 2020

    Far Sector #3 goes a long way in showing us that Jo Mullein is experienced with the types of inequality prevalent on The City Enduring because of her own experience with it on Earth as a black woman. Having that type of history inform the will and decision making of a Green Lantern is the type of stuff that I crave. Give me more! Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Jan 22, 2020

    With Far Sector #3 ending on a moment, that promises the next issue will be a must-read for fans I cannot wait for that issue to drop. I had thoroughly enjoyed this budding series through the first two issues. Now, however, issue four will definitely be one of my most anticipated drops of next month. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Major Spoilers - Jonathan Cadotte Jan 25, 2020

    Far Sector #3 is a powerfully written issue that succeeds at being a social commentary, sci-fi story, and visually impressive. This issue should make any reader excited for what's coming with this series. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Comic Watch - Cody White Feb 1, 2020

    Far Sector #3 (Jemisin, Campbell, Bennett) is here and if you arent already reading this series, what are you waiting for? Read Full Review

  • 9.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jan 22, 2020

    Jamal Campbell's art is breathtaking. Not only do the characters look remarkable on every page, but the art and colors are dynamic throughout and filled with beautiful details. Campbell manages to capture some truly unique alien environments in this series and every panel captures the eye and the imagination. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Jan 22, 2020

    Jo may be a rookie, but that does not suggest that she is no stranger to the kind of job she has been requested to deal with. Far Sector #3 sweeps you off your feet because this creative team pulled no punches creating a real argument for having the freedom to express emotions, versus feeling nothing for your own safety. Murder mystery are great, but you have to love the way this story has suddenly evolved into something much more engaging. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Jan 22, 2020

    Timely and intelligent, N.K. Jemisin's Far Sector is one of the most thought-provoking comic book series being published, today. Surely, this 'Green Lantern' story, is one of the best that's been written. If you haven't started reading this series yet, you need to rethink your life choices. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jan 29, 2020

    Writer N.K. Jemisin explores the idea of what role a Green Lantern should play when a harsh government turns on its more rebellious element. Is a Green Lantern a protector of the peace? Or a guardian of the innocent? And what happens when those two ideals come into conflict? Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Jan 22, 2020

    This series continues to impress due to its ability to keep your interest via character, art, and plot progression. The world-building continues on multiple levels further enriching the experience. Don't pass on Far Sector, it's well worth reading every issue of the way. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jan 22, 2020

    This is how you flesh out a character, and any quibbles I may have had about her playing second fiddle to the fascinating worldbuilding have been assuaged. The brutal ending of the issue takes the story to a new level and sets up a major conflict that will likely define the rest of the year-long adventure. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jan 25, 2020

    The different aliens and alien factions are still a little tough to keep track of, especially since the writer keeps throwing random pre-existing relationships at us, but this is still a very enjoyable police procedural Green Lantern comic! Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Justin Munday Jan 22, 2020

    A chapter that sheds light upon the socio-political issues of The City Enduring, while making parallels to our own history. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones Jan 24, 2020

    "Far Sector" #3 gracefully executes an ambitious premise through clear artwork and scripting. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    On Comics Ground - Marcus Freeman Jan 24, 2020

    Another fast paced issue has concluded in the Far Sector saga. Green Lantern Mullein continues to learn new things about City Enduring's history and how its inhabitants are coping with its more tragic events. Mullein is also constantly reminded that while City Enduring is far different from Earth, it is also shares some scary similarities. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Jay Hill Jan 22, 2020

    This talented duo is starting to gel together and craft a comic experience of cosmic proportions. The main "ideas" of the story seem to be getting clearer. Jo is still on her way to becoming a Lantern that can bring balance to the galaxy, but the situation she's found herself in may drive her closer to learning what she's made of. This was an entertaining issue that balanced its themes with its narrative and the excellent art is similarly finding its footing. It's a step in the right direction and an enjoyable read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Jan 22, 2020

    Far Sector continues to be one of the most refreshing Green Lantern stories in years thanks to a compelling central conflict and dazzling visuals. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Jan 24, 2020

    Three issues running, Far Sector isn't just Young Animal's best book " it might be the best book that DC as a whole is printing today. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Matthew Lloyd Jan 22, 2020

    Far Sector #3 is another effective addition to Jo Mullein's story. There's just a hint that it's moving a tad too slowly with a bit of confusion over the alien places and names. However, there are deeper themes that Jemisin is bringing. They not only expand the scope of the tale, but provides a real world element to the unfamiliar outer space world that is this books milieu. Read Full Review

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